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Description

 

Metal strip near door opening intended to provide means of removing dirt from footwear before entering - many with decoration or specific shapes.  Canterbury offers several hundred examples – four of the more attractive are shown below:

 

Local examples (click to enlarge)

Boot scraper

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Cathedral precincts  

Roper Street  

Ivy Lane

Burgate

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